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Medical Assistant

Newburyport, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Anna Jaques Hospital Category: Technician Job ID: 5937_AJH Date posted: 03/24/2023
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:


Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)


Job Description:

$3,500 Sign on Bonus

North Shore Internal Medicine

Greets patients and visitors in a professional, courteous manner at all times

Maintains patient confidentiality, respect and HIPAA guidelines at all times
Assists patients and providers preparing with examinations, minor procedures within the office.
Performs blood pressures, vital signs and physical assessment of patient through triage. Performs ancillary testing as ordered by providers
Completes clear, accurate documentation within the patient medical record
Maintains all clinical areas with supplies necessary to function daily. Keeps exam rooms and work areas within the office clean and sanitary at all times
Assists with making patient appointments outside of the office
Assists with telephone triage, refilling prescription medication as directed by providers
Serves as a back-up to front office staff. Stays familiar with all functions of front office including but not limited to checking in patients, collection of co-pays, and batching out payments at end of day.
Provides telephone support for the office.
Prepares charts including obtaining appropriate records, requesting and entering referrals, and verifying insurance eligibility.
Prepares result letters for procedures, lab results, imaging, and any other miscellaneous testing.
Obtains prior authorizations for medications and testing when needed.
Prepares patients for upcoming procedures by reviewing instructions and answering questions.
Required Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Education
HS diploma or equivalency is required.
Certification as Medical Assistant and/or completion of a Medical Assistant certification program preferred.
Minimum Work Experience
Medical office experience preferred

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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